Americans, unite: The Martians are coming

An invasion from outer space might do America some good.  And maybe one’s coming? 

Hong Kong stands athwart an increasingly nasty regime

HONG KONG — Lee Cheuk-yan, unlike most Americans, remembers and reveres Lane Kirkland, a hero of the...

Indiana has a hospital monopoly problem

Several weeks ago, a concerned citizen sent me a financial summary of Indiana’s not-for-profit hospitals. He asked...

Elizabeth Warren is not honest

If you want to run for office, political consultants will hammer away at one point: Tell stories....

Al-Baghdadi is dead. Let’s pray for our dog

The Washington Post obituary read, “Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, austere religious scholar at helm of Islamic State, dies...

Ultimately, Indiana voters may have to change state’s education policy

Thousands assembled in and around the Indiana Statehouse Tuesday in support of public schools and teachers. The...

What’s on students’ minds?

Kristen Ross gave her U.S. Government class at Norwell High School an assignment for the semester: Identify...

It was no way to start a (happy) new year

I’m trying to stay optimistic going into the new year. Of course, I always try to remain...

McConnell is the master of the Senate

Every hostile nickname that Mitch McConnell gets is further confirmation of his effectiveness. The...

Iowa showing puts Hoosier on competitive primary path

For 8-10 years, all across Indiana, there was buzz in political circles about a smart, ambitious young...